The Order Ticket - Stock/ETF

The Order Ticket is designed for ease of use and flexibility.
Selecting “Stock/ETF” or “Options” will display the appropriate ticket.

Brokerages determine what Order Types and Duration selections are available.

All or None allows you to dictate whether to accept partial fill of an order or not.  Toggle to turn this on/off.

The Order Summary appears below Order details as an additional security step to ensure your order is correct.

Click “Stage” for later review, “Review” to continue the Order process orClear” to start over.

Note:  If you start an Order in one account, then switch accounts, you’ll review the following notice:

Order Types are in a drop-down box and the types offered often vary from one brokerage to the next.

‘Duration’ – How long the order is good for:  Day (current trading day) or GTC (Good til Cancelled) 

‘Condition’ – Must be met for the order to be filled/executed:  “None” (no conditions) or “All or None” (all of the order must be filled, or none at all).

After completing the order ticket, click ‘review’, then ‘submit’.

Order Staging (Premium Desktop Feature)

This feature allows the user to save Potential Trades for further consideration to decide the best ones to submit.

Staging is also useful when the Market is closed – to be reviewed when the Market is open to determine if it’s still a high-probability trade.

With one click, you can send to the Research Tab,  Move to an Order Ticket or Delete and move on to the next staged order.

When Trade Sharing is enabled,  Trades made in accounts you are following will be displayed in your Order Staging Tab.   The Source will indicate the Account Name.  Status of “Used” will display for those trades you submit on one of your accounts.
Expired Staged Orders will automatically be removed.

Set Up Trade & Journal Sharing (Premium Desktop Feature)

Trade and Journal Sharing


Step 1:

Select “Sharing” under the Portfolio Tab to to access these features of sharing trade ideas with peers or trading groups or have access to an Instructor’s Trades or Journal History.

Trade Sharing allows for potential trades to display in “Order Staging” listing the Source of the Order.

Journal Sharing can be used to follow a Trading Group, Instructors, Peer, Public Accounts as well as Newsletters/Trading Room applications.

Step 2:  On the left-hand panel, click on “My Shared Accounts”

Shared Accounts are grouped into 4 categories:

  • My Shared Accounts – Elect to share Order Staging and/or Journal Sharing
  • Accounts I’m Following – Other peers, trading partners, instructors
  • Subscription Accounts – Newsletter or Trading Group applications
  • Public Shared Accounts – allows access to a Public Directory with performance metrics

Step 3: Set up your User Profile

Click “Edit
Add a User Display Name
Provide a Bio and/or Information about the account.  This is what others will see.
The Formatting option allows you to customize the Bio/Information box.
Click “Save

Step 4:  Set Up Account Profile

1.  In the middle panel, click on the Account to be shared

2.  On the bottom right panel of the page, click on “Create Sharing Profile

3.  On the pop-up window, add an Account Display Name and Account Description.
Note: Both are required.

You are also able to add #tags to this Account Profile.

4.  Click “Save

Available buttons allow you to Generate New Code and Disable Code.

Account Options

Once Shared, you can “Unshare” account by clicking on button located in the upper right of this box.

Share Journal is checked by default.

Check box for Share Staged Trades if you wish to provide that on the selected account.

A code is automatically generated to Privately Share/Peer-to-peer share

Duration drop-down menu allows you to set how long the code is valid:
Single use only
Until Disabled

Export Reports (Desktop)

Clicking on  located on the upper left corner of the Positions and Gains tabs allows you to export that information as a .csv file.

The Journal  give you the ability to export reports in a PDF file on your desktop platform.  But that’s just the beginning.

You can export from the Transaction or Reconciliation view filtered by Account, Symbol, Tags, Notes and/or Date Range.

Life of Trade View also allows you to filter by Order Status in addition to the above criteria for even more focused report.   Only want to print Closed Trades?  Want to see how many trades are Unmatched?  Select those filters.

The top of your Journal report displays the Tag Summary based upon the account(s) and filtering criteria selected.

The trade detail report displays the status, Open, Close, Expire  with a color code of the trade:  Blue=Open,  Green=Profit,  Red=Loss,  Yellow=Unmatched.

Life Of Trade Icon/Color Codes

The Life of Trade Icon and Tab/Trade entry color show help you identify the status of your trades.

Icon Display and Color Coding 

Note: Orders are automatically updated when you login to your trading account, whether Live, Virtual or Manual

Blue – Hollow Dots – No Connection

Active Order or Open Original Trade

Yellow – Hollow Dots – Open Connection

The Original Trade has been adjusted, but is still an Active Trade

Yellow – Solid Dots – Closed Connection

The Trade and any Adjustments have been closed, but one or more entries need to be
            Matched or Reconciled

Green – Solid Dots – Closed Connection

Closed trade – which includes any adjustments – resulting in a Profit

Red – Solid Dots – Closed Connection

Closed Trade – which includes any adjustments – resulting in a Loss

Trade Entry Lines

Note: Depending on the Theme used, the following colors will vary. The bar color denotes whether the trade needs action – such as Reconciliation or Matching to another trade.

Blue Line

No action needed on these entries.   The colored left tab shows the status of each trade:
Blue: (Open Trade, hollow dots, no connection),  Yellow: (Adjusted, hollow dots, partial connection),  Red: Loss (Closed, solid dots, connected),  Green: Profit (Closed, solid dots, connected)

Yellow Line

Action is needed on these trade entries.   The Trade may have gone through Expiration and needs to be Reconciled.  By clicking on the Trade Line, the Trade Tab will display:

Once the action is completed, the entry will update on all Journal tables including the  Tags, P/L Graph & Insight tabs.

It is important to reconcile expired trades to properly display profit and provide updated analytical information on your trading success.

More Info on Journal Trade Tab Detail